Chan Zuckerberg Biohub and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announce First-of-its-Kind “IDseq” Platform And Service To Enable Real-time Global Disease Surveillance and Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BERLIN — Oct. 16, 2018 New open-source cloud-based tool rapidly interprets terabytes of data to detect disease-causing pathogens In an ongoing pilot project and partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, IDseq is helping to identify mystery infections at a hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh New funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand the pilot by providing next-generation genome sequencers and IDseq training for labs and clinics throughout the …